Connect with us

Events

5 Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

Published

on

Saudi Arabia is reaching a new level in festivity, and it is definitely a good one!

Here are some of the ongoing festivals that you might want to check before they end, and others to look forward to.

1. X JED Festival. 

The X Jeddah event is one of the hugest ongoing events in Jeddah at the moment, it started in the 20th of December and is lasting till the 4th of May.

The event is a family oriented waterfront festival, it features live performances, entertainment shows, restaurants corners, kids area and a shopping mall. The idea is a nice, innovative one, that appeals to all age segments and the ticket price is very reasonable of only 35 SAR.

2. Jeddah Global Village. 

Combining culture with tourism, entertainment with commercial promotion, all in one festival and that is to reflect the cultural heritage in quite the family atmosphere.

Date: Thu, 28 February – Fri, 29 March

3. The Adventure International Festival. 

Introducing The Crystal Adventure Game, a new concept of festivals, where each zone has different games that participants must play in order to win the Crystal. Categories are classified in ways that develop both the physical and mental skill of the participants. Moreover, the festival includes the biggest Saudi Monopoly game ever! Plus a restaurant area for the family, and musical concerts as well.

Available till the 8th of March.

For reservation: https://www.adv-festival.com/#tickets

4. The Secret Garden.

Food is winter’s best companion, and The Secret Garden brings you international cuisines for the foodahloics. The event is suitable for friends and families, who want to get together in the cold winter nights of Riyadh.

Available till the 28th of February.

Free entry.

5. Wild West. 

The event is taking the entertainment world of the Kingdom to a whole new level of fun, discovery and thrill. Aimed to attract the outside civilizations, and prevailing the history of the Wild West to the lovers of travel. The festival will help educate foreigners about the heritage of Jeddah, the beauty of horses and much more.

The festival will kick off on the 27th of February, and will last till the 2nd of March.

 

 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Events

King Salman Will Chair a Virtual Summit Bringing World Leaders Together

Published

on

By

King Salman will chair today’s virtual summit which will bring together leaders of the most powerful countries, the summit organized by Saudi Arabia’s G20 will tackle the accelerating coronavirus crisis.

The virtual summit will see the participation of the G20 group, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Jordan, Spain, Switzerland, and Singapore’s heads of state will also take part, this summit is one of the long-anticipated events and has gone virtual in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

The World Health Organization, the UN, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will all take part as well as other development organizations.

King Salman will open the two-hour digital forum in Riyadh, and then the world’s great capitals will take turn in discussions, in an attempt to face the virus that imposes a global challenge and is a threat to the health and well-being of all nationals.

“Saudi Arabia has a real opportunity to rise to the occasion and reassure global energy and financial markets when the world faces serious economic uncertainty.” Michael Pompeo, the US secretary of state, said on Wednesday.

The summit is the first of its kind to grant global leaders the opportunity to discuss and collaborate on the enormous challenges imposed by COVID-19. Hopefully, the G20 virtual summit will set a policy among those leaders, in addition to a collective response and concerted action.

 

 

Continue Reading

Events

Jeddah Season Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Published

on

By

Jeddah Season Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the current scare of COVID-19 and its outbreak, Jeddah Season has been cancelled as a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of the virus.

The Kingdom has so far been taking all the right and necessary measures to face the spread of the virus. from suspending Hijj to canceling flights and shutting down cafes and restaurants.

“We assure everyone that we have made this decision out of our belief in the importance of joining efforts to counter the virus and limit its spread,” the season’s management said in a statement.

The statement also highlighted the organizers’ appreciation to everyone who was eagerly waiting for the season to launch and “bring with it a myriad of surprises to all the people of the Kingdom, its residents and for all visitors from abroad.”

“In order for visitors to enjoy a rich experience, their health should come first and is the priority,” it added.

Continue Reading

Events

Red Sea International Film Festival Announces Emergency Relief Grants

Published

on

By

Red Sea International Film Festival Announces Emergency Relief Grants

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Red Sea International Film Festival has announced the issuing of a SR200,000 ($53,283) fund as an emergency community relief grants in order to support struggling Saudi filmmakers.

It has been noticed how Saudi freelance filmmakers are struggling with financial problems due to the current outbreak of the virus, which has led to the cancellation or postponement of several projects as precautionary measures.

But looks like, the RSIFF is here to the rescue and is offering these generous grants to help filmmakers carry on with their projects.

The festival which is one of the most anticipated events in the MENA region, was also postponed earlier this month.

The grantees will be chosen based on their merit and those eligible to apply for the one-time grant are all Saudis who are working in the film industry.

If you’re interested in the grant, you can apply here.

Continue Reading

Trending

X
%d bloggers like this: